Facts about Slovakia

Central Europe


Parliamentary republic




49,035 sq km

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Galleries in Slovakia

Art galleries can be found in every larger city thorough Slovakia. You can admire artworks of different artists, modern as well as traditional. Some galleries keep permanent exhibitions showing paintings and sculptures of important painters like famous Slovak painters Ľudovít Fulla, Mária Medvecká, etc.

Slovak National Gallery

Permanent exhibition of Slovak National Gallery is represented by Slovak Gothic and Baroque artworks and old European artworks form the sixteenth and eighteenth century. The Gallery also organizes many temporary exhibitions. The Slovak National Gallery is situated on the Riečna Street in Bratislava.

State Gallery in Banská Bystrica

The State Gallery in Banská Bystrica is oriented mostly towards modern artworks. Its exhibitions are housed by several buildings: the Castle buildings and Bethlen House on Dolná Street.

Andy Warhol Museum of the Modern Art Medzilaborce

Andrew Warhola, more commonly known as Andy Warhol, was an American artist of Slovak origin and an important figure in the movement known as pop art. You can see his art pieces in Medzilaborce. Andy Warhol Museum was established in 1991. You will easily recognize it thanks to unique sculpture of Andy Warhol with his umbrella.

Ľudovít Fulla Gallery Ružomberok

Ľudovít Fulla Gallery houses an exhibition of the Slovak National Gallery. Visitors can admire Ludovít Fulla’s artworks. Ludovít Fulla was an important Slovak painter, graphic artist, illustrator, stage designer and art teacher. He is considered one of the most important figures of Slovakian Creative Art in the twentieth century. The Gallery is situated on Makovického Street in Ružomberok. It is opened all year around, daily except Mondays.

Orava Gallery Dolný Kubín

Dolný Kubín is home to a well known Orava Gallery. Its foundation was conditioned by the considerably specific character of the visual arts of the Orava region. The Gallery exhibits professional folk artworks from the Gothic period up to the nineteenth century. Part of the exhibition is formed by artwork of Mária Medvecká, an important Slovak Painter.

The Nitra Gallery

Former District House is home to the Nitra Gallery. It was constructed in 1784 on today’s Župné Square in Nitra. The gallery exhibits artworks of several important artists, not only from the Nitra District: František Studený, Tibor Bártfay, etc.

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